Mr. Thomas L. Edwards, 75 of Ebro, passes away April 13, 2013 in the Bay Medical Center, Panama City. He was a native of Ebro, and a member of the Wausau Assembly of God Church. He retired after 30 years with DOT Maintenance in Panama City. He wan an entrepreneur operating a pulp wood business and being a partner in Inspiration Gospel Music. He also worked with Gatlin Lumber Co., in Fort Walton Beach.
His parents, Jessie and Rosemary Edwards, daughter and son-in-law, the Rev. Myra and John Andrews and a granddaughter, Brandi preceded him to the Great Beyond.
His memory will be cherished by his wife of 55 years, Pearlie Edwards; four sons, Kenneth (Carol), Vernon, Tracy (Denise), Tampa, Trevor Edwards and Keith Edwards both of Ebro; a sister, Katherine Potter, Ebro; six grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services were conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 20 at the Wausau Assembly of God Church in Wausau, with Pastor Danny Burns, Bishop W.A. Potters, the Rev. Benjamin Jackson, Elder Louis Brown and the Minister Walter Smith officiating. Interment followed in the Saint Luke Memorial Garden Cemetery in Vernon with Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley, directing. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday at the Wausau Assembly of God Church and remains were placed in the church one hour prior to services on Saturday.